WorldCat Identities

French, Vivian

Overview
Works: 805 works in 2,105 publications in 7 languages and 76,613 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Picture books  Fantasy fiction  Humorous fiction  Fairy tales  Stories in rhyme  Pictorial works  Sound books  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Adapter, Narrator, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor
Classifications: PZ8.F897, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Vivian French
 
Most widely held works by Vivian French
The bag of bones by Vivian French( Book )

14 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Indonesian and held by 2,841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the quill writes "Go Go Go" frantically on the wall, and the House of the Ancient Crones heaves Gracie Gillypot outside onto the path, it can mean only one thing: there's Trouble in the Five Kingdoms. This time it's in the form of a beady-eyed, green-tongued witch named Truda Hangnail
Yucky worms by Vivian French( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and Korean and held by 1,791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While helping Grandma in the garden, a child learns about the important role of the earthworm in helping plants grow
T. Rex by Vivian French( Book )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take a trip through a special dinosaur exhibition with a young boy and his granddad as they learn about the greatest meat-eating dinosaur of all-- Tyrannosaurus rex
Once upon a time by John Prater( Book )

27 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bored boy's world is suddenly populated by three house-building pigs, a girl wearing a red hood, and other familiar nursery characters
Henny Penny by Vivian French( Book )

13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henny Penny and her barnyard friends are on their way to tell the king that the sky is falling when they meet a hungry fox, but Henney Penny's quick thinking saves the day
I love you, Grandpa by Vivian French( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Grandpa comes to stay for the weekend, the children tire him out with all their activities
Oliver's vegetables by Vivian French( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 935 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While visiting his grandfather, who has a wonderful garden, Oliver learns to eat vegetables other than potatoes
The flight of dragons : the fourth tales from the five kingdoms by Vivian French( Book )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 928 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Gracie Gillypot's birthday, greedy, chocolate-hungry twins awaken the banished Old Malignant One, and unless Gracie can find a powerful, long-forgotten dragon's egg, the Five Kingdoms may succumb to evil magic and Total Oblivion
The most wonderful thing in the world by Vivian French( Book )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of a fairy tale follows a young man who becomes a princess' unlikely suitor when the king and queen issue a decree that whoever presents them with the most wonderful thing in the world will win their daughter's hand in marriage
The heart of glass by Vivian French( Book )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 841 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gracie Gillypott and Prince Marcus embark on a dwarf-watching outing, not knowing that the dwarves are working frantically making crowns for a royal wedding and that they have enlisted some unreliable trolls to help them, thus putting the humans' expedition in peril
Lazy Jack by Vivian French( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retelling of the misadventures of Lazy Jack who can never do anything right, but people find his mishaps so funny that they employ him anyway
Caterpillar, caterpillar by Vivian French( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author recalls her childhood experience of watching caterpillars hatch, grow, pupate, and emerge as butterflies. Suggested level: junior, primary
Oliver's fruit salad by Vivian French( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A picture book in which a young boy returns from a holiday at his grandparents' house only to find that his own house is subtly, disquietingly different. He settles back in, but only with the help of his Grandparents. Illustrated in full colour throughout, by Alison Bartlett
Once upon a picnic by John Prater( Book )

9 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 723 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Mom and Dad do nothing but daydream at the picnic, the young boy keeps very active noticing all kinds of things going on around them
Oliver's milk shake by Vivian French( Book )

6 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Auntie Jen takes Oliver to a farm, buys the special ingredients she needs, and makes him a yummy scrummy fruity frothy icy nicy tip top tasty dreamy creamy milk shake
The story of Christmas by Vivian French( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retells the story of Mary and Joseph's trip into Bethlehem and the birth of Jesus in a manger. On board pages
The music of zombies by Vivian French( Book )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When planning for Cockenzie Rood Day, Prince Albion gets kidnapped because a zombie wants to play his fiddle in the talent contest. Trueheart, a prince and Gubble the troll must stop the zombie before real damage is done to the Five Kingdoms
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The bag of bones
Alternative Names
French, Viv

French, Viv 1945-

Furenchi, Vivian 1945-

Vivian French auteur de livres pour enfants

Vivian French Brits schrijfster

ויויאן פרנץ'

ויויאן פרנץ' סופרת בריטית

프렌치, 비비안

프렌치, 비비언

フレンチ, ヴィヴィアン

フレンチ, ビビアン

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Yucky wormsT. RexOnce upon a timeHenny PennyI love you, GrandpaOliver's vegetablesThe flight of dragons : the fourth tales from the five kingdomsThe heart of glass